Lot 52Lous XVI Style Carved Giltwood and Aubusson Tapestry Fire Screen
The arched molded crest carved with bellflowers and beading, centering an oval cartouche carved with initials above a panel depicting a bouquet within a floral wreath, flanked by square stop fluted stiles, the sides decorated with floral swags and olive branches, raised on acanthus carved trestle-form legs, with a sticker inscribed in ink Musee des Arts Decoratifs Exposition 1932...Ben Simon. Height 39 inches (99 cm), width 25 inches (64 cm), depth 16 inches (41 cm).
Sold for $6,930
Measurements are to the outside of feet; cracking to frame; areas of overpainting; losses to extended decoration; edge wear and losses to gilding; stains to fabric; decorated to both sides
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